Last year I received covers from 41 countries that I was missing! A big THANK YOU to everybody, who helped growing my collection!
Nevertheless I am missing covers from a lot of countries. If your country/territory is on the list below, please send me a cover! I will reply with a nice one from Austria.
Africa: Angola, Benin, Botswana, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Rep. Congo (Congo-Brazzaville), Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Guinea-Bissau, Lesotho, Liberia, Malawi, Mali, Niger, São Tomé and Príncipe, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan
Americas: Bequia, Dominica, Grenada & Carriacou, Montserrat
Antarctica: Argentine Antarctica, Australian Antarctic Territory, British Antarctic Territory, Chilean Antarctic Territory, South Georgia, US South Pole Base
Asia: Abkhazia, Eastern Timor, Iraqi Kurdistan, Palestine, South Ossetia
Australia & Oceania: Cook Islands (Aitutaki, Penrhyn), Micronesia, Nauru, Niuafoʻou, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Tokelau
Europe: Alderney, Mt. Athos, Transnistria
I am also interested in receiving letters from local post services.
Please send all covers to the following address:
Jean Pierre sent me this wonderful cover from the Kerguelen Islands, thank you very much!
On March 21, 2014, it was cancelled at Port-aux-Français and arrived on September 21 the same year.
The left stamp is part of the “Logos” set, which was issued on April 29, 2013. The stamp set on the right was issued on January 2, 2012. It commemorates the former observatory station at Point Molloy on the main Kerguelen island La Grande Terre.
On the back of the cover there are the cachets of the Chef de District Christian Fressignac and the Gérant Postal Alain Neufville.
On September 18 I received this nice cover from Norfolk Island, which was sent with the help of the Philatelic Bureau. It was posted on September 8, 2014.
The stamps are part of the set “Shorelines”, which was issued on September 30, 2013. They depict the Ball Bay, the Emily Bay, and the Second Sands beach.
My first cover from Nevis was sent by Wolfgang, thank you! It was posted in Charlestown on September 8 and arrived on September 17, 2014. Interestingly the postmark has the inscription “FIRST DAY OF ISSUE”.
The top middle stamp commemorates the Nassau grouper (Epinephelus striatus). It is part of a mini-sheet, which was issued on September 1, 1995. The top right stamp is part of a mini-sheet (issued on July 25, 1994) and depicts the saddle squirrelfish (Holocentrus poco). The bottom left stamp depicts the Nassau grouper too.
The bottom right stamp (part of a set that was issued on December 20, 1991) commemorates the mushroom Marasmius haematocephalus.
This beautiful cover from India was sent by Jinesh, thank you! It was posted at the Bengaluru Int. Airport on April 26 and arrived on May 2, 2014.
Jinesh used a first day cover and stamps, which commemorate the Rashtrapati Bhavan (the presidential residence). The stamps are part of a mini-sheet and were issued on August 5, 2011.
See also: #776 India 13/11/09
This amazing cover from Slovakia was sent by Michal, thank you! It was posted in Handlová on April 30 and arrived on May 5, 2014.
Michal used a FDC of 2009, which commemorates Charlie Chaplin (1889–1977), and added another stamp, which is part of the joint issue with Austria (issued September 11, 2009).
The right stamp is part of the “Cultural Heritage” definitive set, which was issued on January 2, 2009.
See also: #511 Slovakia 10/11/25
On April 14, 2014, Jean Pierre sent this nice cover from Qatar, thank you! It was posted at Abdul Aziz Street in Doha and arrived on April 17.
The stamps are part of the definitives set, which was issued on December 17, 2013. They depict the current Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani.#
See also: #795 Qatar 14/04/14
Another very nice cover from Burundi was sent by Déo, thank you! It was posted in Bujumbura on July 16 and arrived on July 28, 2014.
The left stamp is part of the flowers set (issued on June 26, 1995) and depicts the African senna (Senna didymobotrya; Cassia was the former genus of the Senna species).
The middle stamp depicts the mushroom Russula meleagris. It is part of the “Fungi” set, which was issued on September 30, 1992.
On the right there is a stamp of the “Whales” set, which commemorates the endangered blue whale (Balaenoptera musculus).
See also: #649 Burundi 13/03/30
The card was posted at the Restauradores Square in Lisbon on August 19, 2014.
On August 21 I received this nice cover from the Democratic Republic of the Congo, which was sent by Déo, thank you! It was posted in Uvira on August 13, 2014 (the postmark shows the date “13.08.04-10″).
The stamps commemorate the former president Joseph Kabila. They are part of a set, which was issued on November 25, 2002.
See also: #683 DR Congo 13/07/08
This nice cover from Italy was sent by Alfredo, thank you! It was posted in Turin on January 8 and arrived on January 10, 2014.
The stamp is part of the mini-sheet, which commemorates the 150th anniversary of the Expedition of the Thousand in 1860. The sheet was issued on May 5, 2010. The stamp itself commemorates the Battle of Calatafimi.
Interestingly the stamp was already cancelled with a special Christmas postmark on December 16, 2013.
This beautiful cover from Ireland was sent by Patrik, thank you very much! It was posted in Dublin (Baile Átha Claith) on August 27 and arrived on August 29, 2014.
The mini-sheet was issued on April 5, 2005, and commemorates the 150th anniversary of the railway line Dublin–Belfast.